Category: The Capitals and Other Pond Stuff

Ovie Knows Something We Don’t Know. He is Not Left-Handed!

Ovie Knows Something We Don’t Know. He is Not Left-Handed!

| February 6, 2010 | Reply

Those of you who follow my Twitter feed know I’m getting a bit of a reputation for live-tweeting the Capitals games (my stream is here, or you can just check out the #Caps hashtag to get the big fire hose effect during the games). Sometimes, though, something happens on the ice that defies my ability […]

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Which Way Did The Puck Go, George?

Which Way Did The Puck Go, George?

| January 30, 2010 | Reply

I don’t know what part of this clip is more funny: how Thrashers goalie Johann Hedberg attempted to make the save or what happened to him after he blocked the puck. Puck Daddy summed it up very nicely, though. The only comparison we can make is when you’re putting on a shirt at an odd […]

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Who Wouldn’t Love the Jedi Council on the Ice?

Who Wouldn’t Love the Jedi Council on the Ice?

| January 18, 2010 | 10 Replies

If you’ve been a sports fan for any time at all, you know that nicknames are important. They help fans identify with players more closely, especially if the fans created the nickname and the player embraces it (Are you listening, Mike Knuble? “Obi-Wan” is yours, man. Just claim it!). The best nicknames, though, are the […]

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Your Goaltending Stinks, So Here’s A Head Wound!

Your Goaltending Stinks, So Here’s A Head Wound!

| December 1, 2009 | Reply

I saw this last night while watching the Capitals game (which wasn’t without a hard moment to watch, either), and am not at all sure how Keith Ballard’s own teammates didn’t pummel him once their brains got finished saying “Did I just see what I think I saw?”. Ballard’s victim, his own goaltender Tomas Vokoun, is […]

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This is Why He is Alexander the Great

This is Why He is Alexander the Great

| April 25, 2009 | 3 Replies

Is Alexander Ovechkin the best player in all of hockey? Well, you tell me. Count the amazing moves. There are four of them.

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An Overdue Hockey Blog Post

An Overdue Hockey Blog Post

| March 13, 2009 | Reply

I don’t write much about it here, but I’m a huge fan of the Washington Capitals and have been since even before the greatest goal in Capitals history. Ted Leonsis has done an excellent job building what I believe it one of the strongest franchises in the NHL. If you are even tangentially interested in […]

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